RUET wearing new look amid massive developments

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Campus Desk :

Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) has started getting a new look amid massive infrastructural developments during the last 15 years.
During the period from 2009 to 2016, various demand-driven infrastructures, including administration building and architecture building, male and female halls, student welfare complex, guest house, teachers and officers’ quarters and library buildings, were constructed at a cost of around Taka 44.37 crore.
In addition to providing sufficient infrastructure facilities to the teachers and students the development works ensured residential accommodations to the male and female students. Side by side with providing training and higher education and research facilities for teachers the physical infrastructures enhanced library facilities to both students and teachers. Eleven new ten-storey buildings are being constructed on the RUET campus at present aimed at further developing the campus area to provide improved facilities for the teachers, researchers, students and others concerned. The present government has approved a project involving Taka 599.30 crore for construction of necessary physical infrastructures and equipment installation for quality improvement of education and research in RUET. The high-rise buildings are being constructed simultaneously under the project being implemented by University Grants Commission and RUET initiated by the Department of Secondary and Higher Education under the Ministry of Education. Some other infrastructure development works are also being implemented under the five-year project titled “Further Development of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (Revised)”. Main thrust of the project is to enhance and broaden the facilities for higher research and training for the development of skilled manpower in order to meet up the gradually mounting demands of technical experts in the country.